The Bible, a television mini-series, produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, which is based on the Bible airs weekly in prime-time on the History Channel. It is a 10-hour, five-part, mini-series. It covers "Genesis to Revelation" in "one grand narrative". According to Burnett, it included "obvious" stories such as Noah's Ark, the Exodus, and the birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus.
The opening episode "In the Beginning" of the series premiered to very high ratings, 13.1 US viewers (millions) according to Nielsen.